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BGC Partners

BGC Tech: FX Business Analyst BGC Partners
New York, NY

BGC Partners is a brokerage company servicing the wholesale financial and real estate markets.

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Job Description

Technology FX Business Analyst

Responsibilities

* Business Analyst for the development and roll out of our new line of client facing FX trading systems, under the FenicsFX brand
* Act as the maestro to bring together each team to successfully roll out new products (including technology, sales, legal, marketing, and back office)
* Understand project status, issues and risks, then ability to communicate to senior management
* Work with business teams to ensure quality requirements are provided that can be translated to functional requirements for development teams
* Create and maintain clear Roll Out plan, organizing a variety of teams across the firm
* Familiar with Agile processes and the role of a BA i.e. Create User stories, Business outcomes, features to demo
* Drive implementation of changes through existing teams
* Analyze and assess current processes to define and document improvements.
* Maintain an in-depth understanding of the software product(s) and processes used by the organization
* Understand system and operational requirements, downstream system impacts, and legal compliance obligations
* Develop and document project best practices
* Recommend method and procedural changes.
* Handle several implementation tasks and/or projects at any given time
* Work with testing teams to ensure suitable test plans are created and executed
* Organize and lead user acceptance testing (UAT) with the appropriate project stakeholders
* Provide daily, weekly, and/or monthly status reporting as needed
* Roll up sleeves, do what becomes necessary to see to it that quality products are delivered within realistic timeframes

Minimum Experience

* Working knowledge of business processes, system development and process improvements.
* Experience in launching FX trading platforms
* Experience providing solutions for Foreign Exchange spot and derivative products
* Familiar with Agile change processes
* Proficient in gathering business requirements, such as UML, process flows and use cases.
* Expertise in modeling and mapping as-is and to-be business processes
* Experience with complete software development life cycle.
* Understanding of technology capabilities and limitations.
* Experience designing and reviewing test cases.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Experience

* Experience in delivering regulatory projects
* Experience with changes required for financial services companies and their IT departments
* Experience in delivering changes that impact Compliance and Front Office
* Sound knowledge of financial products

About BGC Partners

BGC Partners is a brokerage company servicing the wholesale financial and real estate markets.

Headquarters
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4688 employees
BGC Partners

499 Park Ave

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